Early Mornings


The air of those rooms
was saturated with the fine bouquet of a silence
so nourishing, so succulent,
that I never went into them
without a sort of greedy anticipation,
particularly on those first mornings, chilly still…

― Marcel Proust, Swann’s Way

Sources: Quote: The Hammock Papers. Photograph – Nini Poppins


  1. Oh this sounds just like your description of silence ha …..:) Marcel describes it beautifully.

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  2. One of the (many) reasons I guard my “early morning time” so zealously….


  3. my favorite time of day. and i understand the greedy desire for these times. you are posting a lot of my favs this week.

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